Wednesday, October 16, 2013

DO YOU HAVE G.A.S.? YES I SAID G.A.S! BUT IT IS ALL ABOUT ART.

What is G.A.S.?


De Ja Vu all over again       from google image for education only
Liberty by G.A.S. 
Generic Art Solutions is an art enterprise that is founded by Matt Vis and Tony Campbell.   Matt and Tony are based in New Orleans.  They use a variety of art media to human drama and dysfunction of modern society.  Their art is always founded in performance in which they play every character in their work.  They stage many recurring dramas in history and in epic style.  They combine elements of Romanticismthe Baroque, and Classicalism in their work.  

I love the muti-media approach of the duo, from performance to video to photography to sculpture. It was one of the things I always admired about Dali...his vision was not limited by time or media..he was curious and intelligent and also had a air for drama.  I am not sure at all that Matt and Tony would see any of Dali in their approach, but in art history when we look for curiosity, and vision, and interest of drama and pitching it to a larger audience we can not leave out Salvador Dali.  
Matt and Tony acting as the Art Police              from google

Get to know this pair of artists for I think they are on the rise and will have staying power in the art scene.  Check them out at the New Mindy Soleman Gallery in Miami. 

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